Striving for Sustainability at Centaurus High School

April 22, 2022


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A Message from Our Team

On December 30th, 2021, citizens of Boulder County experienced a tragedy they never imagined would happen. The Marshall Fire, having decimated the mental and emotional pieces of our community just as much as the physical parts, illuminated the major issue of our modern age. While it is difficult to attribute any one event to the general trend that is climate change, it is impossible to refute that this was a direct result of global warming. As the Colorado community continues to support the victims of the devastation, high school students in Boulder Valley School District are stepping up to attack the foundation of the disaster - climate change itself. Trees have incredible abilities when it comes to aiding the environment, most notably, absorbing carbon dioxide and offsetting our emissions. They also prevent soil erosion, increase rainfall to prevent drought, and contribute to increased biodiversity. Enough trees can pull Earth back from disaster, stabilizing our global climate. Environmental clubs from Centaurus, Peak to Peak, Monarch, Boulder, and Fairview High School aim to do their part in planting trees by partnering with Tree-Plenish. Our goal is to plant over 1200 saplings in and around Boulder County on Earth Day: April 22, 2022. This event aims to bring our community together and rebuild after the Marshall Fire, and we hope to inspire more fights against climate change. You can help out by ordering an Eastern Redbud, Red Oak, or Blue Spruce sapling for your yard, spreading the word to others around the community, and signing up to volunteer. Saplings are $5.00 each, but you can get one for free on a first come first serve basis thanks to our generous sponsors. If you order a tree, a team of volunteers will deliver and plant it on the day of the event. We are so excited to plant tons of trees with you all!

Our Goal





Sheets of Paper Replaced

How to Participate

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Our 4 Trees

Eastern RedBud

Eastern RedBud

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Blue Spruce

Blue Spruce

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Douglas Fir

Douglas Fir

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Red Maple

Red Maple

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Meet The Team

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Ava Moorhead - Centaurus

Hi! My name is Ava, I am a senior at Centaurus High School and co-president of our Eco Warriors club. I knew I wanted to dedicate my life to the environment from a very young age, and I will pursue this goal in college by studying environmental engineering to create solutions to environmental problems. I am incredibly excited to have organized such an amazing event after the Marshall Fire and hope its impact will inspire those in and out of our community.

Caroline Armstrong - Centaurus

Hi! I am a senior at Centaurus High School and am the Co-President of our environmental club, Eco-Warriors. I am hoping to pursue a double major in public policy and environmental science, and I love chocolate and the ocean.

Emily Post - Peak to Peak

Hi! My name is Emily Post and I am a Senior at Peak to Peak High School. I am also the co-president of the eco-club and would like to continue fighting for the environment in college and beyond.

Lilja and Monica - Boulder

My name is Lilja Anderson and I am a senior at Boulder High. I fell in love with the environment in my 7th-grade science class and have been pursuing opportunities in the field ever since. I plan to major in Ecology and Environmental Science in college. My favorite plants are carnivorous ones! Hi! My name is Monica Herrington, and I am the cofounder of Boulder High`s EcoWarriors with Lilja Anderson. I have always enjoyed learning about the environment, particularly in my biology and environmental science classes. I hope to major in astrophysics, preferably in the UK, and am excited to learn more about the way our universe works.

Caroline and Alina - Monarch

My name is Caroline, I am a senior at Monarch High School and a co-president of MOHI`s Eco Club. I have always felt really passionate about the environment, and I am hoping to stay involved in environmental organizations in college. My name is Alina, and I am a co-president of Monarch`s Eco Club. I am from Superior and enjoy running, taekwondo, drawing, and science. I am extremely passionate about climate change and wish to study chemistry or atmospheric science in college.

Sam Morgan - Fairview

My name is Sam Morgan, I am a Junior at Fairview and part of Fairview Institute. I have been interested in climate and environmental conservation for a number of years with my work focusing more around the atmospheric facet of climate change. I hope to pursue meteorology in college.

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